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Chenini, Tataouine

4.7
#32 of 350 in Things to do in Tunisia
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
With the look of an other-worldly landscape, you may recognize Chenini, as parts of the Star Wars movies were filmed nearby. The ruins of this Berber village were once a fortified granary, and some areas are still used for grain storage. Older structures date back to the 12th century. Explore the small sandy-colored cave-like structures once housed this ancient town. To visit Chenini and other attractions in Tataouine, use our Tataouine online trip builder.
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  • A local guide will take you through the village and show you the oldest olive press and explain the history of this beautiful Berber village.  more »
  • The area of Chenini is so amazing. The White Mosquee and the desertcolored houses Will blow your mind away. This area is full of magic photomoments and so well kept. The People Who work inside the...  more »

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